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Spring Ride On The East Bound California Zephyr

Long distance Amtrak is fun if you are prepared I claim a certain expertise when it comes to riding Amtrak’s long routes. In particular, the western routes have become my alternative to flying given the incredible price hikes at Southwest Airlines. If you have a flexible schedule and a few days, the Amtrak experience can […]

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My Lens | Work space, play space sometimes the same space.

Work and Play Space Wudman West Coast Style Web on one side, piano on the other. What a sandwich work and play can make of me. There are some upsides to my kind of office. It depends not even on a connection, but being part of the web does expedite publishing. This picture is more […]

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My Lens | Historic St. George Hotel, Volcano, CA

Historic by any name, the St. George still stands above Volcano! First the Eureka House, then rebuilt as the Empire House, the St. George Hotel has been the anchor for historic Volcano, CA since 1863. The first three buildings were destroyed by fire. Rebuilt in 1862 of brick, it survived a fire in 1868 that […]

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My Lens | Sierra Foothills Fall Evening Looking West

From Grizzly Flats – Fall Evening Over the Valley Long exposure shot from about 2800 feet looking west over the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valley. On a clear day you can see to Mt. Diablo. This is one of about 20 long exposure shots I took hoping to dial in a picture that would represent […]